15 Sep. 2008
PR# 2008-484

One insurgent dead, five detained after attack on outpost

KABUL, Afghanistan - ISAF detained five insurgents and killed another after an attack on an outpost in eastern Afghanistan Sept. 14.

At about 1 a.m., two vehicles drove past the front gate of an outpost in Ali Shang district, Laghman, and fired automatic weapons. ISAF soldiers returned fire, disabling the vehicles, wounding five of the passengers and killing another. Two others were seen fleeing the scene carrying AK-47s. The wounded were treated and are being detained for questioning. The incident is under investigation.

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